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FIVE NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 5/13/16

Posted on May 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

Leyla McCalla June 16 at 7pm “her songs were both beautiful and devastating” – No Depression A Haitian-American who sings in French, Haitian Creole and English, Leyla McCalla plays cello, tenor banjo and guitar. Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk, her music is at once earthy, elegant, soulful and witty — it vibrates with three centuries of history, yet…

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Four New Shows On Sale – 5/6/16

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

Marquis Hill & Blacktet June 30 at 7pm “his music crystallizes the hard-hitting, hard-swinging spirit of Chicago jazz” – Chicago Tribune Out of the teeming hotbed that is the Chicago jazz scene comes one of the most exciting young artists to emerge in years.  Marquis Hill hones a warm, mellifluous tone on trumpet and flugelhorn with which he unravels sleek melodic passages that are as commanding as they are cogent.…

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6 NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 4/25/16

Posted on April 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

          Robbie Fulks June 26 at 7pm Fulks’s richly emotional storytelling is illuminated by his instrumental prowess and emotional voice. Now in his 50s, he is philosophically reflective, writing “with clear eyes and a full heart” (Ken Tucker, NPR). His wit is still as quick as his picking, but it’s reflected through the lens of fatherhood, marriage, middle age, and the literary voices he is drawn…

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9 (nine!) NEW SHOWS ON SALE TODAY – 4/15/16

Posted on April 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

Davell Crawford May 9 at 7 PM  May 10 at 7 PM Praised by many around the world, the city of New Orleans and its piano tradition has birthed more great and uniquely gifted pianists than any other place in the world. In fact, the piano tradition of The Big Easy has been deemed as “Sainthood.” This honored privilege is held highly by the many locals and music connoisseurs from around…

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FOUR NEW SHOWS ON SALE TODAY – 4/8/16

Posted on April 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

Edgar Winter Band June 20 at 7 PM – $45, $65 & $75 June 21 at 7 PM – $45, $65 & $75 “Totally changed my life” – Dave Grohl Edgar Winter’s live shows consistently receive rave reviews. His music is always evolving and he is a master at stretching his skill and imagination to produce amazing results. He continues to thrill audiences with his live performances, always remaining on…

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Dave King Trio at Vieux Carré

Posted on March 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

We are BEYOND excited to present the Dave King Trio on April 1+2 at our new spot, Vieux Carré.  Cover is $15, this is NOT a ticketed show show, so seats will be first come first serve. Perhaps you know Dave King as the drummer in The Bad Plus, or any number of avant-improv/indierock/Americana/electronic experimental bands rooted in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. But somewhere in that mix is a deep fondness for the…

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SFJazz Collective Plays Michael Jackson

Posted on March 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

“The best kind of jazz laboratory; one where the heroes of the past are celebrated alongside these relatively young icons in the making.” – All About Jazz “It’s a superbrain for what serious jazz sounds like now.” – The New York Times Praised for its innovative approach to repertoire, SFJazz Collective performs a new list of compositions by a modern jazz master and new pieces by the Collective members every…